to bring Cryptocurrencies back for Expedia!

By AWANKASH | New in Cryptocurrency | 6 Jul 2020 is a Binance backed online travel agency founded in 2017.

The platform currently offers 2,000,000+ properties covering 90,124 destinations in 230 countries and territories, and with prices up to 40% cheaper than mainstream travel booking platforms.

The value proposition is bolstered by AVA. As the native cryptocurrency of the platform, AVA can be used for payments, receiving and redeeming loyalty rewards, refunds, and as a store of value, among several other use cases.

Now Travala brings 30 Cryptocurrency payment options for users of Expedia and its 700,000 listed hotels.

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The Expedia platform had accepted Bitcoin earlier before the option was scrapped 2018. “It was a bit of a nightmare for them to accept bitcoin payments.” said Juan Otero in CoinDesk interview.

The traveling seems to be recovering after a long hiatus from COVID-19. In June,'s month-over month booking revenue surged 170%.


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